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Hacker claims to breach Uber, security researcher says


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Uber says it has reached out to law enforcement after the apparent breach of its network. A security engineer said the person taking responsibility had demonstrated how they obtained access. There was no indication that Uber’s fleet of vehicles or there operation was in any way affected. Sam Curry, an engineer with Yuga Labs who communicated with the hacker, said it seemed the hacker had obtained access to the Amazon and Google-hosted cloud environments where Uber stores its source code and customer data. The hacker shared screen shots as proof. Curry said it seemed the hacker was out for publicity.

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